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Weekly Photo Challenge : Beginning

WEB ROB PAINE BEGINNINGS

For the past few weeks I have been highlighting posts from 2013 that either were well viewed or in a couple of cases, my personal favorites. Today’s post which I also think is a perfect fit for the WordPress’ Weekly Challenge this week : Beginning is the last in that series, (I promise!)

This post originally ran July 23, 2013, a little over a month after the blog went daily so there is a pretty good chance most of you have not seen it yet. (please see second photo and more text below)

I felt like I hit the jackpot when I saw two sets of baby deer during a recent trip to Deep Creek Lake, MD. In both instances (they took place during the same outing) I photographed the fawns as they walked under the protective canopy of tall trees with their mothers.

This setting presented somewhat of a challenge as I was in the bright day light and the deer were in a very shady area, which made it hard for me to see the screen in the back of my Nikon. I guessed a little on the exposure and quickly fired off several frames as the fawn walked thru the scene. My biggest concern was that my focus would be off thrown off thanks to the trees picking up the auto focus instead of the deer.

I was elated to discover that several of the shots were very sharp and my exposure was pretty close to dead on.

Fast forward a day and I arrive home in suburban Virginia. While eating dinner I look out the window and see three baby deer and their mother grazing in our back yard. I grabbed my camera and spied the deer from the side of the yard and caught this fawn’s gaze
as it took a break between bites. (see below)

web suburban fawn rob paine

Thanks so much for visiting my blog today! Cheers, Rob

 

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About the author iseebeautyallaroundbyrobpaine

I am a professional photographer trying to bring more beauty to the world one photo at a time through this blog and my studio Web site www.deepcreekimages.com

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17 Comments

  1. […] Weekly Photo Challenge : Beginning | I see beauty all around by rob paine […]

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  2. Oh, I love these Bambies!

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    1. thanks, they are cute aren’t they.

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  3. […] Weekly Photo Challenge : Beginning | I see beauty all around by rob paine […]

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  4. beauties…both of them!

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  5. I love your deer photos!

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  6. […] Weekly Photo Challenge : Beginning | I see beauty all around by rob paine […]

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  7. Just lovable … so innocent … great entry again.

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  8. […] Weekly Photo Challenge : Beginning | I see beauty all around by rob paine […]

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  9. vastlycurious.com January 4, 2014 at 12:03 am

    SIGH! It’s winter and this is so sweet and green.

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  10. Just beautiful Rob. Two photos that are wonderful.

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  11. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography) January 3, 2014 at 6:54 pm

    Wow!
    Deer in the Backyard?
    How lucky you are.

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  13. Two fabulous photos Rob. Nice work.

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